Like all Tier 4 Mega Raids in Pokemon GO, you will need at least four players to battle Mega Tyranitar if you want to win with some time to spare.

Additionally, every trainer in the battle should use powerful Fighting-type Pokemon to counter Mega Tyranitar. This will help you win the Raid as fast as possible!

Mega Tyranitar Type

Mega Tyranitar is a Rock/Dark-type Pokemon, just like the standard Tyranitar.

This type combination means that Mega Tyranitar has seven weaknesses and seven resistances to consider when choosing your battle team!

Pokemon GO Mega Tyranitar

Mega Tyranitar Weaknesses & Resistances

Fighting (Double Resistance)Flying
WaterPsychic (Double Resistance)

Fighting-type attacks are the most effective against Mega Tyranitar as they deal 256% damage to it. Meanwhile, Psychic-type attacks are the least effective, dealing just 39% damage.

Pokemon GO Mega Tyranitar Photo

Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Tyranitar in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Mega Tyranitar in Pokemon GO Raids are powerful Fighting-type Pokemon such as Terrakion, Keldeo, Lucario, and, Conkeldurr. This is because they exploit its double weakness to Fighting-type attacks.

Additionally, Mega Blaziken and Mega Lopunny are great counters, and they also boost the attack of your other Fighting-type ‘Mon for the Raid!

These are the top 10 Pokemon to counter Mega Tyranitar and their strongest attacks:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega BlazikenMega Blaziken Pokemon GOCounterFocus Blast
Mega LopunnyPokemon GO Mega LopunnyDouble KickFocus Blast
TerrakionTerrakionDouble KickSacred Sword
KeldeoKeldeo Pokemon GOLow KickSacred Sword
LucarioPokemon GO LucarioCounterAura Sphere
ConkeldurrPokemon GO ConkeldurrCounterDynamic Punch
MachampPokemon GO MachampCounterDynamic Punch
Galarian ZapdosGalarian Zapdos Pokemon GOCounterClose Combat
HariyamaPokemon GO HariyamaCounterDynamic Punch
PheromosaPheromosa Pokemon GOLow KickFocus Blast

Pokemon GO Mega Tyranitar Raid Dates

Mega Tyranitar is the boss in 4-Star Raids from July 25 to August 4, 2023. It will be entering and leaving the Raid rotation at 10 AM local time.

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This period is the first time that Mega Tyranitar will be available to battle in Pokemon GO, and it is not known when it will return following this.

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